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Calculator: How to run your startup during a recession

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Quick TLDR
My view is that we are in for a lengthy recession (at Superhuman, we are planning for a recession to last 2-4 years)
If possible, you should get to profitability
But if not possible, it may be more practical to get to a certain amount of runway. The basic idea is to choose a timeframe (e.g. 24 months) and adjust your net burn to always be at that level
Try the calculator
Feel free to change values here and/or copy this doc to make it your own.
1
Step 1️⃣
What is your cash balance ($)?
20,000,000
2
Step 2️⃣
What is your desired runway (months)?
24
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5-year forecast
Year
Cash Balance
Monthly Burn
Monthly Burn Reduction
1
2020
$20,000,000
$833,333.33
2
2021
$10,000,000
$416,666.67
$416,666.67
3
2022
$5,000,000
$208,333.33
$208,333.33
4
2023
$2,500,000
$104,166.67
$104,166.67
5
2024
$1,250,000
$52,083.33
$52,083.33
6
2025
$625,000
$26,041.67
$26,041.67
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